Corrections & clarifications

In the report headlined 'Artist Zevs given suspended sentence' on City 1 on Saturday, Bina Chainrai should have been identified as acting principal magistrate.

Tuesday, 18 August, 2009, 12:00am

Artist Zevs given suspended sentence

Christophe Schwarz, 31, lauded as one of the best urban artists by the French culture minister, has been given a two-week suspended sentence for painting a Chanel logo on Armani's storefront at Chater House.

15 Aug 2009 - 12:00am

Police hunt for man who exposed graffiti

Police are looking for an expatriate man who, at about 7pm yesterday, cut down the cloth covering a Chanel logo painted on the facade of Chater House, Central, on July 13 by the French artist Zevs. The 31-year-old artist, whose real name is Christophe Schwarz, pleaded guilty on Wednesday last week to one count of criminal damage in connection with the logo.

21 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Bum deal for art lovers who attended French artist's pre-exhibition stunt

It seems Zevs will be in Hong Kong for a bit longer. The court case hanging over the French artist - arrested for painting a bleeding Chanel logo on Chater House last week, for which he has already pleaded guilty - has been adjourned until next month. Since his passport is being held, a project in New York will have to be cancelled.

20 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Artist held for 'liquidating' of Chanel logo

French graffiti artist Zevs - known for 'liquidating' famous logos by pouring paint over them - was arrested early yesterday after a Chanel logo appeared on the facade of a Central building in his style. He was one of three people arrested over the incident at Chater House at 3.30am.

14 Jul 2009 - 12:00am